Why Alcohol Can Prevent You From Losing Weight

Enjoying a few alcoholic drinks each week is a common practice for many people, and experts agree that moderate alcohol consumption is safe for healthy people. However, if you are trying to lose weight you may want to know a few things about how alcohol affects your metabolism.
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Why Men Lose Weight So Easily -- and What Women Can Do About It!

Why do men lose weight faster and easier than women? There are many different reasons, including metabolism, genes and lifestyle habits.

Men's genes have a strong impact on why it is easier for them to lose weight Men are more likely to build muscle due to the much higher levels of testosterone in the body. Men also traditionally have held more physically active jobs than women. This helps them have a higher metabolism, which means they can burn more calories and therefore have less fat stored.
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Top 3 Foods That Boost Metabolism and Burn Fat

There are many foods that boost metabolism and burn fat, which can help make your weight loss goals much easier to achieve.

Before we get to those, let's take a look at how your metabolism works. Your metabolism determines how quickly calories are burned (used as energy) by your body, which determines how quickly you gain or lose weight. When your cells need energy, first carbohydrates are broken down, then fat, then protein. The body converts carbohydrates into glucose that your body uses for energy. Any excess carbohydrates will be stored in fat cells.
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3 Ways to Boost Your Energy and Lose Weight

Losing weight is a common goal that countless people are working toward at any given time, but few of these people also consider the importance of boosting their energy. Instead, they often embark on weight loss programs that are exhausting and depleting, and then wonder why they feel so rotten.

Losing weight is supposed to make you feel good, right? It's supposed to make you feel healthier, stronger, and better than you did while you were overweight -- but that's only true if you do it in a healthy way.

Below are three good ways to boost your energy and lose weight at the same time:
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Losing Weight Without Trying: How and Why it Happens

Do you suddenly find that you're losing weight even though you haven't been dieting? Losing weight without trying sounds like a dream come true for many dieters, but it can also be worrisome if you can't figure out why it's happening and what it might mean for your health.

Below are some possible reasons for spontaneous weight loss:

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The Incredible Shrinking Fat Cell: What Really Happens When Body Fat is Burned?

Tom Venuto is a natural bodybuilder, certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and a certified personal trainer (CPT). I've learned so much from Tom through is e-book, Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle. No hype, no gimmicks -- Tom shoots straight from the hip, and tells you the truth about fat loss.
Earlier this week someone in our discussion forum wrote, "I haven't "LOST" any fat... I know EXACTLY where it went! I got a chuckle out of that because I "got" the joke, but truth is, most people really don't know how fat cells work, how the fat burning process takes place or where the fat goes when it's burned. It's actually quite a complex biochemical process, but I'll explain it as simply as possible, so by the end of this article, you'll be a "fat burning" expert!
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